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5 things to know about Mafikizolo

2016-06-17 19:00

Cape Town – We've been dancing to their music for years and now we finally get to hear the story behind the success of Afro pop sensation Mafikizolo. 

In the second episode of E! VIP on Sunday, 19 June at 21:00 on E! (DStv 124) the award winning pair will give viewers a glimpse into their lives. 

Here are five things you need to know about Mafikizolo:

1. The group was originally a trio. Tragedy struck when the third member Tebogo Benedict Madingoane was killed in 2004 in an alleged road rage incident.

2. They have won three Samas and have been nominated for various local and international awards including a BET Award, an All African Music Award and a Black Canadian Award.

3. The group has a large international following and have toured Australia and the UK.

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4. They performed with Akon in Wembley stadium and did a collaboration with Diamond Platnumz & Dj Maphorisa.

5. In 2015 the group embarked on their first South African tour. They launched their six city tour with the release of their album Reunited

See a clip of the episode here:

Catch the full episode this Sunday at 21:00 on E! (DStv 124).

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